Tag Archives: Native American

An Elder Reflects on the Rosebud Reservation

{On the PWNA blog]: Irene Young, an elder of Rosebud, shared more about Rosebud’s history – what it is, what it has been and what she’s seen change over the years.

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Celebrating Strength in Motherhood on Mother’s Day, and Every Day

This Mother’s Day, PWNA wishes to extend a sincere thank you to all the mothers who serve their families and their communities, nurturing future generations of good relatives and strong, sustainable nations

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Recently in Native News

Check out some of April’s standout headlines, including the Native women crisis, a new Indigenous Peoples play, the discovery of an ancient Native cave inscription and a forgotten Native hero.

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Honoring Our Connection to the Land on Earth Day

PWNA assists tribal communities by focusing on sustainability, recognizing the land and water of Mother Earth are part of the solution. By caring for Mother Earth, we ensure that we, and future generations, can live off the land. What can you do to make a difference this #EarthDay?

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Recently in Native News

Stay informed of the news and culture in Native American communities, with our favorite stories from the month of February.

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The Native American History of Groundhog Day

Discover how Groundhog Day has ties to Native American history, both in the hometown of Punxsutawney Phil and the groundhog in general.

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2018 Year in Review

As we ring in the New Year, PWNA is taking a moment to share our readers’ favorite blog posts of 2018.

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Happy Holidays from PWNA: Remembering Christmas Pasts

Enjoy our Native American Holiday Video with lyrics sung in Navajo by Jana Mashonee, Lumbee / Tuscorora and nine-time winner of the Native American Music Awards (NAMI).

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Thank You and Happy Holidays

From all of us at PWNA, we’d like to wish you – our program partners, community project leaders, volunteers, donors and organizations who support our work – a happy holiday season. You help us brighten the holidays for tribal citizens and enable us to be one of the largest Native American-serving organizations in the U.S.

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Q&A: NFL Lineman Eli Ankou discusses #MyCauseMyCleats campaign and why he feels Native Americans are underrepresented

We sat down with NFL defensive lineman Eli Ankou of the Jacksonville Jaguars to discuss his cause in the #MyCauseMyCleats campaign, bringing attention to issues in Native American communities, and reminding Native American youth that “they are not written off, they are not forgotten.” Check out part two of our Q&A on the PWNA blog.

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